Networks

8/10/2012

8/10/2012

Once upon a time, in the not too distant past, school officials and parents feared the worst if smartphones and digital tablets fell into the hands of children at school.

8/10/2012

With 20 percent of American school children attending rural schools, access to computers and high speed Internet at home is becoming a necessity for students out-of-reach of public libraries and public computer labs.

8/1/2012

8/1/2012

Ericom Software announced that Hanover School District in Pennsylvania has chosen Ericom AccessNow to provide high school students with browser-based access to hosted Windows applications and desktops from Chromebooks, laptops and tablets.

7/16/2012

7/16/2012

The new Dell Wyse solution and special offer will provide more students with secure access to digital learning resources and help schools concentrate less on managing their technology.

7/10/2012

7/10/2012

ADTRAN, a leading provider of cloud connectivity, announced that St. John’s Prep in Danvers, Mass., has implemented ADTRAN’s virtual wireless LAN solution.

6/21/2012

6/21/2012

Discussing education reform at Stanford University last year, the leader of one of the nation's largest teacher unions decided to turn the tables and ask a question of the audience.

6/20/2012

6/20/2012

Richmond Public Schools announced a major technology upgrade today, one that will make internet access more readily available to every student. But some are asking, is this a wise investment considering the huge budget cuts the school board was forced to make last month?

5/23/2012

5/23/2012

U.S. schools will need broadband speeds of 100 Mbps per 1,000 students and staff members by the 2014-15 school year in order to meet a growing demand for Web-based instruction and a skyrocketing number of student-owned Web devices, according to a report by a trade group representing state education agencies.

4/26/2012

4/26/2012

Requests for discounts on certain communications services increased for the fourth straight year as schools and libraries across the nation requested more than $5 billion in E-rate funds for Funding Year 2012. 

4/26/2012

President Obama hopes to bring high-speed wireless Internet to all rural areas in the next five years.

3/28/2012

3/28/2012

While Facebook and Google+ are popular social networks for everyday life, dozens of other networks have been created to provide safe and effective social learning environments for K12 education. Social learning networks (SLNs) allow students to learn 21st-century skills, help students build online portfolios or resumes and collaborate with peers through project-based learning.

3/28/2012

Until recently, student electronic devices, from cell phones to iPods to laptop computers, were the forbidden fruit in schools. But with technology budgets languishing and such devices becoming more powerful, affordable and omnipresent in students' lives, district technology leaders are now eyeing a welcome educational harvest through bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs.

1/4/2012

1/4/2012

Looking ahead at some of the education technology trends we’ll likely see in 2012, many are already underway.

12/7/2011

12/7/2011

Raymond Gonzalez, the new schools superintendent, arrives next week in the midst of a period of tumult in the district.

11/16/2011

11/16/2011

A budget override to pay for computers, software and classroom tools in the Kyrene School District has passed, and community members and school officials are relieved to have $6.8 million in funding secured for the next seven years.

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